Southwest Public Libraries has an open position for a Maintenance Assistant. See position details below and click the link to apply. 

Position: Maintenance Assistant


The Maintenance Assistant position has the following responsibilities:

  • Performs regular cleanup chores including:
    • vacuuming, mopping, waxing and polishing of floors
    • keeping windows and glass in doors clean
    • dusting and polishing of furniture
    • disposal of trash
    • spot cleaning of walls and ceilings
    • keeping rest rooms sanitized and well-stocked
  • Assists with minor maintenance tasks, light plumbing, and/or light electrical duties at various library locations, as required by supervisor.
  • Assists with maintenance of grounds including mowing, cleanup, trimming of shrubs, and keeping property free of ice and snow.
  • Consults on regular basis with supervisor, reporting on needed maintenance.
  • Makes scheduled and/or special deliveries as assigned.
  • Performs light vehicle maintenance as required by supervisor.
  • Orders custodial supplies in consultation with Facilities Manager.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Maintenance Assistant applicants should have the following skills, competencies, education and experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Custodial or related work experience
  • Ability to drive library vehicles and operate all other library motor equipment safely
  • Ability to lift cartons/equipment weighing up to 75 pounds
  • Mobility sufficient for climbing ladders
  • Ability to work with arms above head for extended periods of time
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with other employees
  • Possession of valid driver's license and insurable as normal risk
  • Ability to perform light maintenance, light electrical, light plumbing, and custodial work as assigned


Southwest Public Libraries will provide the following compensation:

  • Salary: $16.00/hr
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • 8 paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • Life Insurance benefits
  • Employee and employer contributions to Ohio Public Employee Retirement System
  • Option to contribute to Deferred Compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program

 Click here to apply for this position

Library Hours

Sun Closed
Mon-Thu      10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri, Sat 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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